|Basin countries United States|
Area 4.622 km²
|Surface area 1,142 acres (5 km)|
Lake type Reservoir
|Location McLoud, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, US|
Similar Arcadia Lake, Lake Thunderbird, Lake Lawtonka, Lake Thunderbird State Park, Lake of the Arbuckles
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Wes Watkins Reservoir is a reservoir located in central Oklahoma, United States, between Oklahoma City and Shawnee (in the center of McLoud). Its primary use is recreation, especially camping and fishing.
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- Map of Wes Watkins Reservoir McLoud OK 74851 USA
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Map of Wes Watkins Reservoir, McLoud, OK 74851, USA
Wes Watkins Reservoir was opened to the public in August 1999 and is considered a relatively young reservoir. The 1,142-acre (5 km2) lake is operated by the City of McLoud as of July 1, 2010. It was formerly managed by Pottawatomie County Development Authority.
The reservoir was named in honor of former Oklahoma Congressman Wes Watkins. It was initially known as North Deer Creek Lake.
The Shawnee city commissioners approved the transfer of Wes Watkins Reservoir recreational operations and management to the city of McLoud, beginning July 1, 2010.